Ordinary investors don't stand much chance of beating the market. It moves way too fast and efficiently. Or it behaves in ways that make no sense at all. Three Americans won the Nobel prize in economics Monday for their sometimes-contradictory insights into the complexities of investing.
Karl Ritter and Paul Wiseman
, October 14, 2013
Three U.S.-based scientists won a Nobel Prize on Wednesday for developing a powerful new way to do chemistry on a computer. They pioneered highly sophisticated computer simulations of complex chemical processes, giving researchers tools they are now using for a wide variety of tasks.
Karl Ritter and Malcolm Ritter
, October 09, 2013
Two Americans and a German-American won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for illuminating how tiny bubbles inside cells shuttle key substances around like a vast and highly efficient fleet of vans, delivering the right cargo to the right place at the right time.
F. Sherwood Rowland, the Nobel prize-winning chemist who sounded the alarm on the thinning of the Earth's ozone layer and crusaded against the use of man-made chemicals that were harming earth's atmospheric blanket, has died.
Stockholm's County Administrative Board — the authority that supervises foundations and trusts in the city — has formally asked the Nobel Foundation to respond to allegations that the peace prize no longer reflects the will of Nobel, a Swedish industrialist who died in 1896.
Three women who fought injustice, dictatorship and sexual violence in Liberia and Yemen accepted the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize today, calling on repressed women worldwide to rise up against male supremacy.
Bjoern H. Amland and Louise Nordstrom
, December 10, 2011
Americans Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims won the Nobel economics prize today for research that sheds light on the cause-and-effect relationship between the economy and policy instruments such as interest rates and government spending - research carried out independently in the 1970s and '80s but highly relevant today.
Karl Ritter and Malin Rising
, October 10, 2011
VIDEO: Watch at bottom of article The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to three champions of women's rights in Africa and the Middle East today in an attempt to bolster the role of women in struggles to bring democracy to nations suffering from autocratic rule and civil strife.
Bjoern H. Amland and Karl Ritter
, October 07, 2011
The 2011 Nobel Prize in literature was awarded today to Tomas Transtromer of Sweden, whose surrealistic works about the mysteries of the human mind won him wide recognition as the most influential Scandinavian poet of recent decades.
Karl Ritter and Malin Rising
, October 06, 2011
VIDEO:Watch at bottom of article Israeli scientist Dan Shechtman was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry today for a discovery that faced skepticism and mockery, even prompting his expulsion from his research team, before it won widespread acceptance as a fundamental breakthrough.
VIDEO: Scroll to bottom of page to view A Johns Hopkins University professor was one of three scientists awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics today for discovering that the universe is expanding at a faster and faster rate, contrary to science's conventional wisdom.
A pioneering researcher was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine today, three days after dying of pancreatic cancer without ever knowing he was about to be honored for his immune system work that he had used to prolong his own life.
Karl Ritter and Louise Nordstrom
, October 03, 2011
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